Friday, March 27, 2009

Just Thinking Out Loud Here

The Regent Music Group is pulling the music video for "Apache" off of YouTube, on the grounds that the members who posted the video on YouTube's site violated their copyright. Technically, or course, they are correct, but, really, Tommy Seebach is dead, and Apache is a terrible disco song that was released in Denmark more than thirty years ago, and the only reason anybody under the age of 45 has heard of it is because its music video has become somewhat of a camp classic on the internet. Take a look at this video and then tell me what damages the Regent Music Group could realistically have suffered by having had its intellectual property loaded onto the internet without its permission:

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